AMA President Has A Stark Warning About Trump’s Coronavirus Treatment Advice
Against the advice of medical experts, President Donald Trump again promoted the use of the anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine as treatment for coronavirus on Sunday, asking “What do you have to lose?” The American Medical Association’s top doctor says lives could be lost.
“There could be negative side effects,” said Dr. Patrice Harris, president of the AMA, during an interview with CNN’s Wolf Blitzer. “There could be deaths. This is a new virus, and so we should not be promoting any medication or drug for any disease that has not been proven and approved by the FDA.”
Harris was asked to weigh in on the president’s optimistic remarks from a press conference earlier Sunday, during which he again touted the drug, despite repeated warnings from the nation’s top infectious diseases expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci, that …continued .
[Source: Huffington Post]